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Jimmy Carter Regional Airport

Americus, GA

Phone: 229-924-2813
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Attendance: Attended
Apr-Oct, 7 Days a Week,0800-1900Nov-Mar, 7 Days a Week,0800-1800
Elevation:468 ft (142.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. NE of Americus
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:05/23, 10/28
Longest paved runway: 6011 ft
Fees:No data
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.90  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.65  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:6011 x 100ft. / 1832.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05468.3ft. MSL
50° mag
46° true
0.2% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 550 ft Right of center, 34 ft high, 1,050 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope
Ry 05 Slope 0.08% Down NE Slope 30:1 to Rwy Thld
23458.5ft. MSL
230° mag
226° true
0.2% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Sequenced Flashers
runway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
LOC/GS Ry 23 Slope 0.08% Up SW

Runway 10/28

Dimensions:3786 x 75ft. / 1154.0 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
10465.3ft. MSL
95° mag
91° true
0.2% down
basicNo DataTrees, 160 ft Left of center, 27 ft high, 875 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope
28458.6ft. MSL
275° mag
271° true
0.2% up
basicNo DataTrees, Both-Sides, 35 ft high, 1,390 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Souther Field Aviation, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $5.90
  • $4.65
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: E
UNICOM: 122.8
South Georgia Technical College
  • Flight Training
On field: NW
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N32 6.6483' / W84 11.3317'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:04W (2010)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Macon (MCN)
NOTAM Facility:MCN
Approach/Departure Control FacilityA80
Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1260 MSL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 05/23, PAPI Ry 05 & Ry 23 and MALSF Ry 23 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:30
Multi Engine:2

Airport Activity

GA Local:4,000
GA Itinerant:2,000
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 12/11/2013)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of AmericusFrank Joiner, Airport Comm
County Courthouse, Po Box 944P.O. Box 366
Americus, GA 31709Americus, GA 31709
229-924-3134 (Office) 229-924-2813 (Office)
and Sumter County